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] >> about every 40 years someone comes in to try to dominate the afghan scene and control it to use it for its own purposes. there have been periods of afghan history with the rulers of afghanistan have taken advantage of the geographical position of afghanistan to play a neutrality card using stuff favoritism to one global power to play that begins the possibility of leading to the other global power to keep both at day and this is the diplomatic strategy of successful afghan rulers whenever there have been any and the cold war is a notable period both the u.s.s.r. and the united states were interested in those competing to enlarge their influence in the country and somehow because of the counterbalancing of these forces there was a period when afghans were in control of their own destiny and during that period of use of modernization and change that was more rapid and it dramatic then you have seen anywhere in this country. that period ended when the pendulum of trying to swing back and forth started to swing so fast and so far it finally crashed in the country succumbed to the cr
with us, the equally formidable president obama's former chair of the council of economic advisers, that being austan goolsbee. he is now a professor at the university of chicago booth school of business. he's going to to defend all of obama's command and control policies. and we have jim peth kooukas of the american enterprise institute who writes the problem is slow growth, not overly rich ceos. and jim paulson, chief investment strategist with wells capital management. welcome, everybody. i begin with my pal austan gals booe. because of obama care, because of tax threats, because businesses are not willing to unlock their purse strings, is there any reason to assume the economy is going to get better in the second half? and the second half was about the same as the first half, which is lousy. and this whole recovery is the worst recovery since world war ii. >> okay. first of all, you're lucky you've got jimmy p. over there defending you because if i was here i'd be coming after you. but look, i have not been a big bull for the calendar year 2013. not at all. i think the u.s. gro
you can follow us on the situation room on twitter. erin burnett "outfront" starts right now. take it away. >>> next, i'd odaho burning threatening to destroy thousands of homes. we'll go to the scene for the latest 37 plus there has been a huge jump in wild animal attack this is summer. why? and a new and disturbing development tonight in the hannah anderson investigation. her kidnapper left all of his money to one person. we have that for you. let's go "outfront". good evening, everyone. i'm erin burnett. "outfront" tonight, a developing story. idaho burning. a dangerous wildfire out of control and threatening to destroy thousands of hopes including multimillion-dollar homes of celebrities like arnold schwarzenegger and tom hanks. here you just see a lot of fire. it's the beaver creek fire about six miles south of ketchum. it's just a few miles away from the resort town of sun valley. ted rowlands is in haley tonight. and when i look at those maps, it's right there think look tal highway. what are you seeing? >> reporter: well, it has been growing so quickly. and it is huge. you
of here. >> i'm wearing jack rogers in the igloo. looks like fun. >> steve is back with us. >> thank you very much. by the way, this is the first time in nine days i have worn socks. >> really? fantastic. >> that's the sign of a true, good vacation. >> don't smell steve's shoes or sandals. dr. scholl's is crying out for some use. >>> brand new video from south africa where a judge formally charged oscar pistorius with the murder of his model girlfriend reeva steenkamp. reeva steenkamp would have been 30 years old today. the olympian who was at one point crying will now go on trial in march. the 26-year-old claimed he shot reeva steenkamp on valentine's day after mistaking her for an intruder. if convicted he faces a life sentence with a minimum of 25 years in prison. south africa does not have trial by jury. >>> new details in the aaron hernandez murder case. hernandez may have murdered semi profootball player odin lloyd because he knew of two other murders hernandez committed. a grand jury is investigating whether hernandez was involved in the murder of two immigrants in 2010. >>> happe
from using the crime fighting tool, saying it targets minorities, yesterday, trayvon martin's mother and the head of the naacp got in support of the ruling. >> i think you have to give not only civilian but you have to give the police officers the right direction. you can't yield people in authority the right to stop somebody because of the color of their skin. >> just because there are more murders in our community doesn't mean that you can treat all of us like we are guilty. >> and why commissioner ray kelly argues it is minorities in danger without stop and frisk. >> the losers in this, if this case is allowed to stand, are people that live in minority communities. 97% of the shooting victims in new york city last year were people of color, black or latino. also issued a warning for why the rest of america should care. >> this happens throughout america in any police jurisdiction. you have to do it. officers have to have the right of inquiry, if they see suspicious behavior. and this case has to be appealed in my judgment because it will be taken as a template and has significant
fire from his own general manager. andy scholes live for us. quite a seen last night. >> the tension between the yankees and a-rod seems to grow every day. yesterday spoke about the a-rod drama. called a-rod a liar and said the environment he has created is unlike anything he has seen but a-rod continues to play and he is actually playing pretty well. >> alex rodriguez stepped up to the plate last night and took another direct hit igniting an explosive exchange between yanks' manager. the red sox fans not surprisingly loved it. as the animosity surrounding the slugger gets more heated a-rod has a new lawyer and a new line of attack accusing yankees. the yankees deny it with team president telling him to put up or shutup if he has evidence. over the weekend another hit, a 60 minutes news report claiming members of the inner circle named names during the investigation into a-rod. he says those claims are not true. in the meantime, four innings later in last night's game a-rod crushed his 649th career homer setting off an angrier scene in the fenway stands. this is the second time a-rod
's schedule this week. deputyjoined by the white house editor for politico. start us off with this bus to or in -- this bus tour. educationis on higher issues but he will be talking about other issues as well? republicans are coming up now very quickly. this particular spring is going to be focused on colleges. he's going to take care of upstate new york. he is going to be stopping in president biden -- in vice president biden's hometown on friday. host: he has made a few other proposals already, including one on corporate tax reform for stimulus dollars. where has that gagne go where have some of these proposals see, thist: as you tourist taken him across the country. -- this two were is taken him across the country. proposal will take the form of executive actions that the president can take on his own without congressional approval. other proposals that he is running by congress -- we are not expecting any particular action from this congress. this covers the full spectrum of the economic agenda, including healthcare spending, student loans, home costs. and all of the different arra
at this movie theater. you know, that, that mass shooting. they are back on their bikes using the last leg of this trip, which is, true cross-country trip to raise money for the, the victims who were really, really affected and the worst hit victims of the aurora shooting. >> you love to see people who can overcome this and carry on. out of principle finish what they started. so inspiring. by the way to donate, visit rideforaurora.org. all one word. >> donate for aurora. get to it. because my goodness. this man survived a shooting. got back on his bike. and doing this for the victims. the laeast we can do. a couple clicks. >> no complaining aloud. the guy is an inspiration. >> from his hospital bed did you see how inspirational he was. i will look at these scars and remind myself, the struggles i want through and inspire other people. he is. >> just inspired us. >> incredible. >> a lot of news ahead. the fight over the world's most recognized glove. >> why the u.s. government is trying to keep it out of the hand of the son of an african dictator. you are watching "world news now." ♪ bill
to join us. miguel? >> reporter: lester, good evening. all the fires in the west are feeding on drought-like conditions and is the perfect fuel. fire loves the deep terrains, it explodes out of control when it hits a hill like this. so much of this hill was covered with waist-high debris and brush. when it hit this fire, it took off. tonight, idaho's beer creek fire is the most dangerous, most explosive blaze in the nation, with no sign of slowing down. it's moving in multiple directions, 160 square miles swallowed by flames so far. >> this fire has been very active and very aggressive. it's a perfect firestorm. >> reporter: the inferno, just a mile away from 5,000 homes. >> just an extended drought. it's been hot, it's been dry. >> reporter: firefighters call this an erratic and aggressive blaze, whipped by 30-mile-an-hour winds. 1200 firefighters are on the ground. more resources on the way. crews on the front lines have had little sleep. this back-breaking work is going around the clock. across the west, 41 uncontained wildfires are raging, 32 of them sparked by lightning, like this
. they will also let us know within the laws were broken. the limo driver--has insisted that he did nothing wrong despite driving that legally only allowed not so many passengers. >> a limousine that carries and nine people or less had no oversight at all. >> the center stated that he will talk about a limousine safety maban that will require them to carry fire extinguishers. >> to meet a life, is valuable. >> the center told kron 4 that the legislation is set to be discussed on wednesday. and he would expect the governor to sign it and be in law by july of 2014. he wants to make sure that nothing like this happens again. >> truck drivers at the port of oakland are expected to strike today. this comes after drivers say they are unhappy with conditions at the port. in a letter to mayor jean quan, workers say they are forced to wait between six and seven hours for containers to transport-- during which they cannot leave their trucks unattended. drivers say that this causes a major setback into their driving day and a loss on revenue for the companies they work for. union leaders say workers are loo
%, four straight days down for the dow. i have to admit i've liked google at $85 a share and used a $200 price target that first day, something that raised eyebrows pretty much everywhere as way too wide eyed. but i've always been the big believer in buying what you know. and use, of course, after doing the homework. and this stock seemed ridiculously cheap to me from the get go. one of the reasons why stems from the way google did the ipo in a confusing public option, not the typical road show managed by big wall street. and it depressed the price that the company would've otherwised received. the second reason i like google, of course, the best innovation that the web has brought us. save perhaps amazon and netflix. probably on it two dozen times today and that's par for the course. plus, i have to tell you that while the stock has been acting funky of late, although today was a rare exception, the stock rallied nicely, google has never truly recovered from what was thought to be a disappointing quarter. this last quarter wasn't that terrible, it's just that wall street analysts have b
a sound bite that said the u.s. will pay for this. because the next terrorist, and the next terrorist attack will likely come out of the people being suppressed right now. the biggest fear. when anything like this happens around the world, the united states doesn't immediately step in. although another group of people say that's egypt, that country. let's let them deal with their situation. >> sure. let's hope they do. >> absolutely. >> u.n. inspectors in syria to investigate claims the government used chemical weapons against rebels. president assad promised to cooperate. with the u.n. team. its mission will be limited to investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in three areas. >> this morning, double amputee, olympic sprinter, oscar pistorius formally charged in south africa in a courtroom with premeditated murder in the shooting of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. pistorius insists he shot her by mistake insisting she was an intruder. rob nelson is in south africa with the latest. >> reporter: our first look at the formal case against oscar pistorius, nicknamed the blade r
in michigan at 3:00 in the morning on sunday. alan duke is working this for us, cnn wire entertainment editor. we knew he has filed this police report. what does this police report entail? >> reporter: it tells us that the police were called to a hospital in lapierre, michigan sunday morning at about 4:30. when they got there, they found alex and another one of his band members there, alex telling them he had been abducted, beaten and robbed, forced into a blue mini van while walking down a street at about 3:00 in the morning in that michigan town, and then dumped, as you said, and a band mate picked him up, took him to the hospital and they called police. the police say they're investigating. they are looking for two men. they have not released anything about the description other than a blue mini van. >> and i know we haven't heard from these guys in years and years, but i checked alex's twitter page. his last tweet was from friday. he tweeted this, thankful to be back on stage doing what i love. first show back is the calling tonight. so you know, this weekend officially, here they are ann
post" created a bootleg index. >>> friends with everybody in this book. >> i used to be. >> one thing he wrote, he said politico, mike allen, it's driving comp p conversation. >> it was a wet fettucini slap as opposed to a punch. >> everybody is talking about the book because they think they're in it -- or afraid they're in it. >> why is so afraid of this book? >> what you see there is done before anyone had seen the book. the speculation of this took on a life of its own. and, look, i mean, it's nice to have a book that people are talking about and obviously what happens is people focus on who's up, who's down. who looks worse. what news is broken, what nuggets are out there. but hopefully i don't want the people to miss the more serious point which is that washington is doing very well in a guilded age in some ways while the rest of the country has suffered. >> any reaction to what kind of reaction you've had to the book? surprised about any of it? >> not really. i mean, look, when you write a book, i mean, a lot can go wrong. it's sort of the way i approach the world. i have -- i'm
class, which is a term that tom coburn uses. it is used to describe the impermanent of washington. a lot of elected officials go on to become lobbyists and consultants. frankly, life is pretty good inside the belt. >> let's watch this. >> "this town." >> mark leibovitch. >> "this town." >> d.c. is described as inflated by big-money. a humanor schumer -- ladle in the local soap celebration buffet. wow, mark. all kinds of reaction. taking down the preening egos of this town. the washington post. is no index.re we cannot find out what is going on in this work. >> this book was so widely anticipated in washington as a screaming indictment. >> washington has created a bull leg index. index.otleg cawley callie dr. suggested the notion of the composition -- >> everyone is talking about the book. everybody thinks they are in it. >> why are people that you wrote about so happy about this book? me.eats what is interesting, a lot of what you are seeing there was done before we saw the book. the speculation took on a life of its own. look. it is nice to have a book the bull are talking about, and ob
, hey, this is a first line. you should use this. he suggested that i tack it on. i thought about it. i thought it was a little crass at first. but it worked, so i give full credit to. >> one of the people you write about is tom brokaw. here is tom brokaw, brian williams, and bruce springsteen. >> he would come to work every morning as though he had just won the lottery the day before. he was determined to take advantage of this good fortune he could not quite believe. we were all recipients of its might. >> we all did a guided tour of tim's hearts. >> there was a guy in a crisp white shirt. it says that he smiled. >> tell us more why tim russert, who you call the mayor of the city, got the official watch? >> i think the reason the death got my attention was the respect. it is general for or ronald reagan. he lived at the nexus of media. power, money. you needed tim russert. when he died in june 2008, it was an inflection point. it could be the media and politics. the epic general election campaign which resulted in barack obama getting elected. the internet -- really it was the first c
scenes. critics say that restricting the use of helmet cameras shows a lack of transparency by the fire department. >> new this morning. double amputee runner, oscar pistorius has been formally indicted today in south africa on a premeditated murder charge in the valentine's day slaying of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. pistorius stood in the courtroom and wiped away tears. he also held hands with his brother and sister. the trial date is set for march 3rd of next year. >> extra police patrols will be out at san francisco schools this week to ensure student safety. the back-to-school traffic enforcement will focus on elementary schools throughout the city. paying attention to the 15 mile-per-hour speed zones. enforcement operations are scheduled to begin from 7 to 9 a-m. and again from 1:30 p-m until 3:30 p-m each day. >> stay with kron-4. your back-to -school station in the bay area. go to our facebook page to see some kron four anchors and reporters when they were kids. and -- we want to see your photos. send them to breaking-news at kron-4 dot com. we'll also be keeping tabs on bac
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